This article was written by Suzanne Rowe Barrett
This post was written by Jack McTigue, sales manager at Thermaxx Jackets After years of working in the insulation industry and insulating hundreds of steam components in NYC, I've observed that there is rarely insulation on the incoming (inlet) and outgoing (outlet) piping of a thermodynamic (TD) steam trap.
Removable insulation jackets are becoming more of a necessity every year when it comes to running an industrial facility that utilizes a plethora of equipment. One piece of equipment that could really use proper insulation are the pressure reducing valves in your facility.
How to Calculate Heat Loss for Your Steam Pipes Many industrial facilities have steam pipes throughout their infrastructure regardless if the facility is a university or a manufacturing plant. Therefore, measuring varying degrees of heat loss is important to save money and protect your steam pipes with removable insulation covers. Understanding how to calculate heat loss is the first step towards...
What Are Industrial Insulation Blankets?
This article was written by Chuck Murphy of Thermaxx Jackets Are you looking into high-temperature thermal insulation blankets for your components? To determine the best materials and design for your insulation, you first need to outline your application. High-temperature insulation blankets work in multiple industrial applications. If you want to increase safety and lower energy costs, buy...
Insulating Ammonia Refrigeration Systems can save a tremendous amount of Energy Dollars! Please use extreme caution when working on or around an Ammonia system. Ammonia is both caustic and hazardous in its concentrated form. It is classified as an extremely hazardous substance in the United States.
Summer is nearly over, now is the time to prevent pipe line freeze-ups! Frozen piping doesn’t only happen with water lines, there are many other substances and chemicals that are piped within a facility. Some pipes can cause shutdowns of production lines if the line freezes and breaks, creating hazardous conditions and in general wreak havoc!
This article was written by Meghan Reilly, an insulation expert at Thermaxx Jackets.
Removable Insulation Materials for High-Temp Applications When it comes to insulating your pipes, there are any factors to take into consideration. Take temperature, for instance. How hot are your pipes? Imagine your thermos of coffee - it does a great job of keeping your java piping hot all day long. But pour in some super-heated liquid at 1,000 degrees F and watch your thermos melt away into a...